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Tourist Railroads & Museums - Pacific Region

This page provides a directory of tourist railroads, scenic train rides, steam trains, and railroad museums in California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, and Hawaii.

America by Rail - Escorted rail tours by Amtrak and Via Rail throughout North America
Tourist Trains Guidebook - Guide to 470 tourist railroads, train rides, and railroad museums

Alaska Railroad - Scenic rail tours between Anchorage, Seward, and Fairbanks, Alaska

Angels Flight Railway - Funicular railway in the Bunker Hill district of Los Angeles, California

Astoria Riverfront Trolley Association - Operates historic 1913 San Antonio Trolley "Old 300" in Astoria, Oregon

Bellingham Railway Museum - Displays historic railroad equipment and operates model layouts in G and Z scales plus Lionel; Bellingham, Washington

Calico & Odessa Railroad - 30" railway runs around a small hill in the ghost town of Calico, California

California State Railroad Museum - Museum plus a steam-powered six-mile excursions along the banks of the Sacramento River on the Sacramento Southern Railroad; Sacramento, California

Canby Depot Museum - Oldest remaining railroad station in Oregon, presenting local historical items

Chehalis-Centralia Railroad - 18-mile steam-powered excursions and dinner train; Chehalis, Washington

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Chelatchie Prairie Railroad - 18-mile excursion through the scenic logging area of North Clark County Washington; Yacolt, Washington

Day Out With Thomas - Full-size replicas of Thomas the Tank Engine operate on tourist railroads throughout the US and Canada

Disneyland Monorail System - History and operations of the monorail at Disneyland Resort, Anaheim, California

Eagle Cap Excursion Train - 3.5-hour steam and diesel-powered excursions along the shores of the Grande Ronde and Wallowa Rivers from Elgin, Oregon

Fillmore & Western Railway - Steam and diesel-powered excursions plus dinner trains from Fillmore, California

Fortuna Depot Museum - Museum containing the history of the Eel River Valley; Fortuna, California

Golden Gate Railroad Museum - Preserves steam and passenger railroad equipment, and operates Southern Pacific steam locomotive No. 2472; San Francisco, California

GP Rah Enterprises - Operates the 18.5" gauge Griffith Park & Southern Railroad and the 16" gauge Travel Town Railroad in Griffith Park, Los Angeles, California

Hawaiian Railway - Year round train rides on the only active railroad on Oahu island; Ewa, Hawaii

Inland Northwest Rail Museum - Operated by the Inland Empire Railway Historical Society; Reardan, Washington

Irvine Park Railroad - 1/3 scale replica of an 1863 C. P. Huntington locomotive in a miniature park railroad; Orange, California

Issaquah Valley Trolley - Tourist attraction and convenient link between historic downtown Issaquah and Gilman Boulevard; first phase of service has a trolley operating on a mile-long segment of track on Summer weekends and selected holidays; Issaquah, Washington

Joshua Tree and Southern Railroad Museum - 7 1/2" and 15" live steam railways, G scale, and full size railcar exhibits in the High Desert near Palm Springs, California

Julian Train & Gold Mine - 18" gauge mining train and tours of an original 1870 gold rush mine; Julian, California

Kauai Plantation Railway - 2.5-mile diesel-powered train rides at Kilohana, one of Kauai, Hawaii's most famous plantation estates

Knott's Berry Farm - Theme park operates the narrow gauge Ghost Town & Calico Railway with D&RGW steam locomotives; Buena Park, California

Lake Whatcom Railway - 1.5-hour diesel-powered excursions from Wickersham, Washington

Laupahoehoe Train Museum - Photos, artifacts, and memorabilia from the Hilo Railroad which operated from 1899 to 1946; Laupahoehoe, Hawaii

Laws Railroad Museum & Historical Site - Historic railroad town with 1883 depot, historic buildings, and railroad equipment; Bishop, California

Lewis & Clark Explorer Train - Weekend excursions along the Columbia River from Portland to Astoria, Oregon on the Portland & Western Railroad (ceased operations in 2005)

Lewis & Clark Explorer Train Photos - Photos of excursions between Portland and Astoria, Oregon, courtesy Steven J. Brown

Lomita Railroad Museum - Replica of Boston & Maine's Greenwood Station with steam engine, caboose, and other displays; Lomita, California

Market Street Railway and San Francisco Railway Museum - Preserving historic transit in San Francisco, California

Medford Railroad Park - Live steam train rides, operating HO scale model railroad layout, displays of full size railroad equipment, and a working exhibit of Morse telegraphy; Medford, Oregon

Millbrae Train Museum - Former Southern Pacific train station houses railroad artifacts in Millbrae, California

Mount Hood Railroad - 4-hour diesel-powered excursions plus dinner and brunch trains; Hood River, Oregon

Mt. Rainier Railroad Dining Co. - Hobo Inn caboose motel, restaurant, lounge, and gift shop; Elbe, Washington

Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad - 1-1/2 hour, 14 mile round trip steam excursions; Elbe, Washington

Museum of Alaska Transportation and Industry - Wasilla, Alaska

Napa Valley Wine Train - Gourmet dining during a 36-mile, 3-hour round trip; Napa, California

National City Depot Museum - 1882 Santa Fe transcontinental terminus depot, now restored to original condition and open as a museum; National City, California

Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum - Dedicated to the preservation of local transportation history and artifacts from the narrow gauge railroad era; Nevada City, California

Niles Canyon Railway - 70-minute steam and diesel-powered excursions from Niles and Sunol, California

Niles Depot Museum - Restored 1901 Southern Pacific railroad station houses regional railroad artifacts and exhibits; Fremont, California

North Pend Oreille Valley Lions Club Train Rides - 20-mile diesel-powered train excursions between Ione and Metaline Falls, Washington on the Pend Oreille Valley Railroad

Northern Pacific Railway Museum - Artifacts on display in a 1911 Northern Pacific Railway depot in Toppenish, Washington

Northwest Railway Museum - 10-mile diesel-powered excursions on the Snoqualmie Valley Railroad from Snoqualmie, Washington

Orange Empire Railway Museum - Operates classic trolleys, diesel-powered freight trains, and steam trains during special events; Perris, California

Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad - 1.5-hour steam-powered excursions with a 1910 Heisler plus McCloud River Railroad #25; Tillamook County, Oregon

Oregon Electric Railway Museum - Largest streetcar museum in the Pacific Northwest with 6-mile trolley car excursions; Brooks, Oregon

Pacific Coast Railroad - Operates narrow gauge steam and diesel trains at the Santa Margarita Ranch in Santa Margarita, California

Pacific Railroad Museum - Artifacts and exhibits in a former Santa Fe depot in San Dimas, California

Pacific Southwest Railway Museum - Weekend diesel-powered excursions from Campo, California, plus monthly excursions to Tecate, Mexico

Paramount's Great America Scenic Railway - Diesel railway around the perimeter of Paramount's Great America; Santa Clara, California

Phoenix & Holly Railroad - 15" gauge diesel railroad at the Flower Farmer in Canby, Oregon

Placerville & Sacramento Valley Railroad - Train rides on sections of the nearly 40 mile route between Folsom and Placerville, California

Port of Los Angeles Waterfront Red Car Line - 1.5-mile vintage trolley line connecting the World Cruise Center with attractions along the San Pedro waterfront; San Pedro, California

Poway-Midland Railroad - Operates a 1907 Baldwin 0-4-0 steam locomotive plus trolley and speeder in Poway, California

Railtown 1897 State Historic Park - 6-mile, 40-minute roundtrip steam excursions; Jamestown, California

Railway & Locomotive Historical Society - Southern California Chapter - 1885 ATSF Arcadia Depot with exhibits and equipment displays; Pomona, California

Redwood Valley Railway - 5" scale live steam locomotives operate on 15" narrow gauge track; Tilden Park, Berkeley, California

Remlinger Farms - Operates the Tolt River Railroad half-sized steam train through a family fun park in Carnation, Washington

Ritzville Railroad Depot History Museum - Restored 1910 depot with railroad memorabilia; Ritzville, Washington

Roaring Camp Railroads - Operates steam-powered Roaring Camp & Big Trees Narrow Gauge Railroad to Bear Mountain and diesel-powered Santa Cruz, Big Trees & Pacific Railway to the beaches at Santa Cruz; Felton, California

Sacramento RiverTrain - 28-mile diesel-powered excursions on the Yolo Shortline Railroad; Woodland, California

Sacramento Valley Historical Railways - Dedicated to the preservation and operation of historic railroad equipment and structures in Northern California; Woodland, California

San Francisco Cable Car Museum - Educates the public about the history and technology of the cable car; San Francisco, California

San Jose Steam Railroad Museum - Planned museum in San Jose, California

San Luis Obispo Railroad Museum - Preserving the railroad history of California and the Central Coast by collecting, restoring, displaying, and operating historic railroad equipment; San Luis Obispo, California

Santa Maria Valley Railroad - 14-mile shortline interchanges with Union Pacific at Guadalupe, California, and offers passenger excursions and charters

Santa Maria Valley Railway Historical Museum - Dedicated to the preservation of the railroad heritage of California, the Central Coast, and the Santa Maria Valley

Sierra Railroad Dinner Train - 32-mile diesel-powered excursions from Oakdale, California, including dinner, brunch, and murder mystery trains

Skunk Train - Operates steam, diesel, and motorcar excursions on the California Western Railroad between Fort Bragg, Northspur, and Willits, California

Skunk Train Photos - Photos of steam trains on the scenic California Western Railroad

Snoqualmie Railroad Days - Annual community festival celebrating the railroad and logging town origins of Snoqualmie, Washington

Sonoma Traintown - 15" gauge live steam locomotives and diesel replicas pull passenger trains on 1.25 miles of track; Sonoma, California

Sonoma Valley Historical Society & Depot Park Museum - Railroad and local history exhibits in a Northwestern Pacific Railroad depot in Sonoma, California

South Coast Railroad Museum at Goleta Depot - Dedicated to the history, technology, and adventure of railroading, especially the Southern Pacific Railroad and its contributions to local history; Goleta, California

SteamPhotos.com Railroad Photography - Thousands of photos of North American tourist railroads in a variety of scenic settings, plus prints, gifts, and calendars for sale

Sugar Cane Train - 12-mile, 1-hour round trip steam excursion on the Lahaina, Kaanapali & Pacific Railroad, Maui, Hawaii

Sumpter Valley Railroad - 10-mile narrow gauge steam excursions from McEwen, Oregon

Sumpter Valley Railroad Photos - Scenic winter scenes featuring Mikado #19 and Heisler #3 in Eastern Oregon

Sweetbrier Park - Two foot gauge railroad open for birthday parties, weddings, company picnics, family reunions, school outings, and more; Scio, Oregon

Tanana Valley Railroad - Operates 0-4-0 ST Porter steam locomotive No. 1 at Pioneer Park in Fairbanks, Alaska

Tehachapi Depot Railroad Museum - Museum in Tehachapi, California

The Little Engine That Could Rail Tour - Full-size replica of The Little Engine That Could operates on tourist railroads throughout the US

Timber Heritage Association - Logging and timber heritage museum coupled with an operating steam-powered tourist railroad; Eureka, California

Travel Town Museum - Transportation museum including locomotives, freight and passenger cars, cabooses, interurbans, and motorcars; Los Angeles, California

Truckee Donner Railroad Society - Operates the Truckee Railroad Museum in downtown Truckee, California

Walt's Toy Trains - Information and photos of Disneyland's Railroad and Monorails

Washington State Railroads Historical Society Museum - Dedicated to preserving the history of railroads and railroading in the State of Washington; Pasco, Washington

Wenatchee Riverfront Railway & Navigation Association - Operates a 10" gauge live steam railroad as affiliate of Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center in Wenatchee, Washington

Western Pacific Railroad Museum - Preserving Western Pacific equipment and history, plus caboose train rides; Portola, California

Western Pacific Railroad Museum Run-A-Locomotive Program - Rent a vintage diesel locomotive and operate it on the museum grounds under the close supervision of a private instructor; Portola, California

Western Railway Museum - Historic streetcars and interurban electric trains from California operate 9.5-mile round-trips; Suisun, California

White Pass & Yukon Route Railway - Steam and diesel excursions between Skagway, Alaska to Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada

Wildlife Safari - Two foot narrow gauge train through a wildlife park that features over 500 animals in their natural habitat; Winston, Oregon

Willamette Shore Trolley - Journey along the Willamette River in an antique trolley car; Lake Oswego, Oregon

Yakima Valley Trolleys - Operates five miles of the former Yakima Valley Transportation Company (YVT), an electric interurban line that operated passenger service until 1947; Yakima, Washington

Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad - 4-mile steam excursions at Yosemite Park; Fish Camp, California

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